DIALECT. (DISTKICT, KHASI AND JAINTIA HILLS,)
(U Kiri Dikhavi 1000.)
I-a ju-kymmo lia u-kh'mai.
What to-recollect about the'earthquaJce.
Ti ka-te ka-por a-how u-kh'mai toh ti ka-jungai ka-a iip ka-mi
At that time arose the-earthqwfa fell in the-day which died , one
ka-juprew, ba alah bow slai. Te iiia dang wan tep juprew
the-person, and fell with rain, And I was coming-(from) burying person
bet nga. Katda kjam le, te rang sbmen nge ti twui shapoh
also L Because cold itt then warm fire I near hearth inside
sni. Te shiwiat hi-ie te shloh bet nge sha rnukyndep, . rUe sab nge
howe Then little-time only then went- out just I to veranda, Then felt 1
akhing did-did, kai-a kning u-khmai, Te sail diam bet nge, te
trembling slightly, asrf tremble the-earth^uake. And listened well then I, then
sail nge de rap ]ouglieh le; saloh bet nge sha nudwar. Te poi bet
felt I with more secere ti; went just I to courtyard. Then arrived just
nge nudwar, khih bet le jorglieh jongheli, Kat amali-rben a-ju wiar
I courtyard) shake just it severely severely. Al^igh expect to cease
ube niang khmg le jongheb, Lali tite te da k'tiangdhep
nevertheless more*and-more shook it severely. After that then was afraid much
nge. Hor, oe-a ktiaiig be, dang rep all hi ie la mah-rhen hah i-a
/. Although, with fear alsot there something was also it to expectation for what
ju-wiar u. Te lah-ada harem i-khliali atoskbana, Te ong ^nge, ci-ne
will-cease »#, Then after fell a-top chimney. Then said I, «^«i
te da-lieh n-Prai dei-joDg-sliynnam,1 Henle te dam te-pong ju-ngem.J
then did God with-earnestness.* Now then ailed was-not to*&ink?
Katte te mah-rhen nge du hah i ju-ngem hai kluk-ne shapoh te
At-ttat.(timt) theft expected I only that it to-wtoide m wholly inside then
done U fowll.
Por a free translation see under Khassi (Standard).